District health boards are employing more nurses than budgeted for – according to the latest statistics – but DHB budgets don’t reflect actual patient need, says the nurses’ union.
Pay equity, a national nursing model of care, training for all charge nurse managers, , boosting the Māori nursing numbers, and safe staffing are all part of a new NZNO action plan for nursing. The...
Recruitment, retention and removing barriers were ‘the three Rs’ that reigned over much of outgoing Chief Nursing Officer Dr Jane O’Malley’s time. FIONA CASSIE talks to her about morale, management and moving on
A campaign to up the profile and status of nurses worldwide to help improve global health was launched in the early hours of this morning by its patron the Duchess of Cambridge. At the London...
Former mental health nurse Derek Wright has been tasked with changing the culture of Waikato DHB as its interim chief executive. He talks about his new job to the New Zealand Herald's Natalie Akoorie.
A lack of nurses to care for patients rather than ‘uncaring’ nurses is the more likely cause of reports of poor patient care in some English hospitals, argues a just released major British study.
Nearly half of Australian nurse respondents to a survey were bullying targets and nearly 60 per cent had witnessed workplace bullying, Australian research has found.